Economics Reporter, The Wall Street Journal - DC

Dow Jones
Washington, DC
15 Jun 2019
14 Aug 2019
Job Type
Full Time

The Wall Street Journal is seeking a reporter to help cover the U.S. economy as part of a team in the nation's capital.

This beat involves a wide range of market-sensitive news in a fast-paced environment. Speed, accuracy and enthusiasm for business and economics reporting are essential.

The reporter will report, explain, analyze and bring to life the story of how our economy is evolving through the economic data and other news released by government agencies including the Federal Reserve, Treasury Department, Labor Department and Commerce Department.

The reporter's stories will run across all of our platforms, including the print Wall Street Journal,, Dow Jones Newswires, WSJ Pro Central Banking, newsletters, podcasts, video and social media. Some travel is possible to help cover Federal Reserve and Treasury officials at events.

We offer hands-on training and mentoring, with an emphasis on storytelling, data analysis, visualization and specialized software for economic data.

The reporter would work collaboratively with the talented reporters on our Washington team, as well as colleagues in New York, around the country and overseas.


We are looking for candidates with some journalism experience at the college, internship and/or professional level, eagerness to learn, solid news judgment, writing ability and digital skills.

The ideal candidate would have experience covering markets and economics, getting scoops, developing sources and working well with others.

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About Us

The Wall Street Journal is a global news organization that provides leading news, information, commentary and analysis. The Wall Street Journal engages readers across print, digital, mobile, social, and video.

Building on its heritage as the preeminent source of global business and financial news, the Journal includes coverage of U.S. and world news, politics, arts, culture, lifestyle, sports, and health. It holds 38 Pulitzer Prizes for outstanding journalism.

The Wall Street Journal is published by Dow Jones, a division of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).



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